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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
Thanks for your input, YOU added a lot of value...

Thanks for your input, YOU added a lot of value to the thread. I'm done.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
This thread has no bearing on you and you have...

This thread has no bearing on you and you have nothing of value to add. I just don't understand what would possess someone to comment when you know nothing about what happened or how it happened and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
Wow, I don't know why I bother with this site. ...

Wow, I don't know why I bother with this site. I'm giving everyone else a heads up. The bolt started correctly, there was so much pressure from the jacked up flange that it didn't start to cross...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
No, there is no way they should have sent out a...

No, there is no way they should have sent out a product like that. The bar was already bolted to the bike and a hole cross-threaded. I had to ratchet the middle to pull them together so the middle...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
Yeah I plan on doing that, however, they were in...

Yeah I plan on doing that, however, they were in such a bind I had to put a ratchet strap on them to squeeze them together and I am not excited about pulling them off until I found out if Altrider is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-17-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,343
Posted By boatruptcy
2013 Altrider Crash Bars Problems

Wish I had done a little more research before buying these, I really liked the looks of these though. Stripped casing on right side of my brand new '13 GS because they were so out of alignment. ...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By boatruptcy
thanks

i definitely didnt peen, after watching the video i realized i missed that step, thanks so much for the help, ordering parts tonight and hopefully be moving again soon.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By boatruptcy
yup, sure looks like it, just looked at it, looks...

yup, sure looks like it, just looked at it, looks bound, i think i replaced the rollers when i did the cam for good measure, guess i didnt measure so good, probably worked loose after a few hundred...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By boatruptcy
yes...

the decomp ring is still in place, i looked on the rocker arm for any scarring or wear and i cant tell, here is a pic, what do you think?? could i just pull the whole auto decomp assembly off the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By boatruptcy
KTM 640Adventure Broken Cam decomp. Again!!!! Any ideas

Second day into the TAT and I hear a loud clack from the top end, thought it could be valve nut loosened up but the bike was still running, limped to a hotel, tore it down in parking lot and checked...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,367
Posted By boatruptcy
I guess TAT it is then. the transport home sucks...

I guess TAT it is then. the transport home sucks for sure, I live about twenty minutes from the trail head so I am lucky in that sense.
Forum: Americas 07-19-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,367
Posted By boatruptcy
Is The TAT getting overcrowded???

So I have been getting my ol' girl ready for what I thought was going to be the TAT in a couple weeks, but am having a change of heart. I read alot of RR's and we all know how many TAT reports there...
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By boatruptcy
Factory Rims - 2001 640 Adv.

Those of you that are running factory rims, is it necessary to get a second mortgage and buy a set of aftermarket???? I have read alot and no real definitive answer on this, planning on tat'n it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 644
Posted By boatruptcy
No logo

Just bought one for my adventure, not installed yet though. a little warning, they do not put the KTM logo on the cover like the pic shows, may not be a big deal to you but it made me not happy.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
[QUOTE=clintnz;17808819]Both the cam bearings are...

[QUOTE=clintnz;17808819]Both the cam bearings are cheap & common at your local bearing shop so if the bike has a few miles on it swap em anyway if you are doing the cam.

Another thing to check...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
Alright, thanks, could have sworn that I read...

Alright, thanks, could have sworn that I read somewhere that the cam bearing was upgraded in '03 as well. Thanks for your help, got the cam out tonight, ordering parts and then all back together and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
It doesn't look the same as yours, mines not...

It doesn't look the same as yours, mines not sealed and its a ball bearing instead of the roller type.
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
Does anyone know if there is a new roller bearing...

Does anyone know if there is a new roller bearing to replace the cam bearing on the 2001 640 motor, similar to the main shaft bearing update. could I just use an '03 or newer cam bearing with no...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
Thanks gunner, you da man! you just saved my...

Thanks gunner, you da man! you just saved my girl from a beating tonight:D
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
Thanks for that quick response, had a feeling i...

Thanks for that quick response, had a feeling i was going to have to replace the cam, so when I go to do this whats the best way to insure timing is correct? Paint a couple dots on the cam gear and...
Forum: Thumpers 01-21-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By boatruptcy
2001 ktm 640adv. cam question

Dont know if this is the right spot or if it should be in wrenching but anyway in the middle of rebuilding my water pump and I have the rocker cover pulled. Noticed what appears to be a sheer over...
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 77,229
Posted By boatruptcy
Need some love on the puller too

Anyone have a puller they want to forward to me? Ill pay for shipping, rental whatever, thanks, pm me.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 879,824
Posted By boatruptcy
ride yer ride

yo, bigal dont worry about these adventure keyboarders, you ride the way you want and keep having the time of your life. Motorcycles are dangerous, you werent drunk or riding a stand up wheelie at...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 648,465
Posted By boatruptcy
Just read this rad report, thanks for making me...

Just read this rad report, thanks for making me hate my life
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By boatruptcy
thank you, yeah i just found that link after i...

thank you, yeah i just found that link after i posted. my top pin was completely rusted and took over an hour to get it off caliper, thanks for the help
Forum: GS Boxers 10-29-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By boatruptcy
does anyone know how to remove the aluminum...

does anyone know how to remove the aluminum bracket from the caliper??? that is the problem, the caliper isnt moving on the bracket but i cant see how to remove them. there is a threaded screw on...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By boatruptcy
i didnt ride it, took it all apart again, drove...

i didnt ride it, took it all apart again, drove shims in again, im positive they are fully compressed, there is no more room. bought another set of pads at the dealer today, same problem. when i...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By boatruptcy
the pistons are fully compressed, as mentioned in...

the pistons are fully compressed, as mentioned in first post, thats not the problem. the pads are installed correctly, i took them out twice to make sure i had the piston compressed fully, the front...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 894
Posted By boatruptcy
a little brake help please

replacing the rear pads on my 05 r1200gs and having a problem getting the caliper back on the rotor. the back of it will slide down, however the front appears to be too thick, almost like there is...
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